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How to Make a Natural Homemade Pest Repellent

Things Needed:

  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Baking Soda
  • Bowl
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Cinnamon
  • Cotton Balls
  • Crushed Mint
  • Lavender Oil
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Peppermint Oil
  • Sachet
  • Water


  • To start with making a homemade mosquito repellent, add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to a bowl of water.
      - Put the bowl in a spot where you would like to repel mosquitoes and especially those areas where   mosquitoes are often found, such as a terrace or pool.

  • An alternative to the bowl is to make a sprayer. Add two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to a spray bottle full of water.
      - Spray the mixture in locations where you see mosquitoes.

  • Find out this way to make a homemade ant repellent. Just simply mix cinnamon and cayenne pepper together.
      - Dust the mixture alongside ant trails.

  • Learn this way of making homemade mice repellent. Simply dip cotton balls into peppermint oil.
      - Place cotton balls in sites around the home where mice frequently go into.

  • Try this method of making a homemade fly repellent. Wrap crush mint in sachets.
      - Position the sachets around the house to repel flies.

  • Know this procedure in making a homemade cockroach repellent. Combine equal amounts of powdered sugar and baking soda.
      - Dust the powder mixture in locations around your home where cockroaches frequently hide, just like under the kitchen sink.


  • Try and test combinations of pest repellent recipe procedures.
  • Store any homemade pest repellent away from reach of children.

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